The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories

Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, Presumed first edition, 1999. Large 8vo, cloth handcover, ix + 366 pp. Illustrated throughout in b & w, plus several color plates in center. Indexed. Book is Near Fine, clean with no markings. Dust jacket is Near Fine. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. This book examines the period in which churches were the best solar observatories, and scientific findings using cathedral architecture came into conflict with the doctrine of the Church. Near Fine / near fine.
ISBN: 0674854330

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